University of Nevada, Las Vegas


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Foreword From old Kentucky came Riley Grannan. Louisiana sent W. H. Knickerbocker into the world These two characters, differ-ing so widely from each other, met and parted in Rawhide, Nevada Their meeting meant little Their parting was the last good bye Amid sordid and bare sur-roundings, before an audience of miners in rough garb Gam-blers anb adventurers displaying a cold cynicism Dance Hall girls and women of the district in gawdy raiment This unfrocked minister delivered over the body of Riley Grannan, gambler anb adventurer, an eulogy that ranks with, the great classics of the world




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